Read a banned book today! Once again breaking traditional episode format, Infinite Gestation celebrates Banned Books Week with three short segments on Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath and Joseph Heller’s Catch 22 respectively, followed by...

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John Steinbeck’s fifth novel, In Dubious Battle, marks a radical shift in the author’s work while serving as an interesting precursor to The Grapes of Wrath. Essentially concerned with the labor struggles of exploited fruit pickers, the novel illustrates the emergence...

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Can a film transcend the novel it was based upon? During a (by no means definitive) discussion of most-loved and patently despised novel to film adaptations, the panel braves some harsh words, endures scathing criticism and experiences several...

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